IBSAT Exam 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Admit Card

What is IBSAT 2021? How students can apply for this exam?

IBSAT is a national-level exam. IBSAT or known as ICFAI business studies Aptitude Test. This exam is at the national level. ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education conducts IBSAT.

ICFAI conducts IBSAT once a whole year. This exam is the testability of candidates for Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning, and Quantitative Reasoning.

IBSAT qualification enables students to get admissions in MBA courses at different campuses of IBS. These campuses are in Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Dehradun, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Gurgaon.

If any student is willing to appear in IBSAT-2021, he/she can read this article to know about examination fees, tips, and patterns.

IBS Aptitude Test (IBSAT Exam) 2021: IBSAT stands for ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test. The exam is organized by ICFAI once a year. Through the exam, the University offers entry to aspirants into several courses such as MBA, PGDM, and Ph.D.
These courses offered at various campuses of IBS, such as Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Dehradun, Mumbai, Pune, and Kolkata. The exam is conducted at the national level and is an excellent opportunity for all the eligible aspirants.
It tests the ability of students in data interpretation, quantitative reasoning, analytical reasoning, data adequacy, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.

IBSAT Exam 2021 Highlights:

Exam Name ICFAI Business Studies Aptitude Test
Conducting Body ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education
Official Website ibsindia.org
Exam Level National
Exam Frequency Once in a year
Mode of Application Online and Offline
Mode of Exam Computer-Based
Exam Date 21st & 22nd December 2019
Duration of Exam 120 Minutes
Courses Offered MBA and PGPM

IBSAT 2021 News

Application fee:

  • The amount as the registration fees is Rs.1800.
  • The aspirants of IBSAT-2021will pay the application fees online.
  • Credit card/debit card or online net banking all are acceptable means for payment.

IBSAT 2021 Admission Process:

For the admission process follow these instructions:

Step 1: Register for IBSAT 2021

Like every other exam, the first step is registration. You can register yourself online on the website and have to pay the registration fee. You can pay the fee via different methods.

Step 2: Download IBSAT Admit card

For the entrance to the exam hall, you have to bring your admit card. You can download it from the website by providing your application number. You’ll not be allowed to enter without your admit card.

Step 3: Appear for the IBSAT entrance exam

You must take the time very seriously and you should reach the center well before the time to avoid any inconvenience.

Step 4: Check IBSAT exam result

The result will appear on the website after a few days of the exam. You can access your result using your application number through the website.

Step 5: IBSAT Counseling

Counseling will be provided for the students which got admission.

IBSAT 2021 Examination Pattern:

The Examination Pattern of IBSAT 2021 is below:

  • The IBSAT 2021 is going to be a Computer-based test.
  • One hundred twenty minutes will be the maximum allowed time for the candidates.
  • IBSAT exam will comprise a total of 140 questions.
  • Type question in IBSAT-2021 will MCQs type.
  • The total marks are 140, one plus point for one correct answer.
  • The medium ofIBSAT-2021will be the English language.
  • There will be no concept of a negative score in the IBSAT.

IBSAT 2021 Preparation Tips:

The Preparation tips for IBSAT are below:

  • Follow the IBSAT-2021 exam syllabus and pattern.
  • Make a proper timetable or schedule according to your ease of studying daily.
  • Clarify concept forIBSAT-2021 syllabus topics of all the subjects.
  • Take a step forward towards solving the past year’s test and sample papers.
  • Aspirants should practice mock tests.
  • Take plenty of relaxation to rest your mind.
  • Ensure healthy food and drinks and keep yourself well during the preparation.

IBSAT Exam Important Dates:

Events Dates
Release of Application Form 11th January 2021
Last date of application submission 31st March 2021
Application correction window opens 1st to 6th April 2021
Exam center allotment 9th April 2021
Exam Slot booking process 10th to 18th April 2021
Availability of Admit card/Hall ticket 20th April to 12th May 2021
BITSAT 2021 Exam 16th to 25th May 2021

Application Form:

The application forms for IBSAT Exam 2021 will be available from July 2021 to December 2021. Different modes of filling the application given below:

Online Application Form:

  • Go to the official website of IBS- ibsindia.org and click on apply to IBS link.
  • Submit all your details asked in the form to receive the application number and password.
  • Upload the scanned copies of all the documents asked in the prescribed size and format.
  • Pay the application fee amount of INR 1800.
  • Aspirants will receive an application number and password on their email id after the successful payment of the application fee.
  • Log in using the same credentials and complete filling your application form in the online mode.

Offline Application Form:

  • Aspirants must pay INR 1800 to buy the application form from any of the IBS Marketing Branches.
  • Aspirants will receive a scratch card or voucher containing the application number and password.
  • Then, aspirants must navigate to the website and enter the application number provided in the voucher. Also, add a new password for your account.
  • At last, review all your details and submit the application form.

Exam Pattern IBSAT Exam 2021:

  • It is an online test (computer-based).
  • The question paper set up in the English language.
  • The question paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • There will be a maximum number of 140 questions.
  • The total time given to aspirants to complete the test is 2 hours.
  • Aspirants will get one mark on every correct answer.
  • There is no negative marking in IBSAT Exam.
  • The questions will get asked from English Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability, and Data Interpretation.

Eligibility Criteria IBSAT Exam 2021:

Aspirants who are interested in taking entry in the institute must ensure that they fulfill the below eligibility criteria:

  • Age Limit: To take entry in the 2-year management program, aspirants must have completed at least 15 years of education. It could be 10+2+3 or 10+2+4.
  • For entry into the Ph.D. program, aspirants should have completed at least 17 years of education. It could be 10+2+3+2 or 10+2+4+2.
  • Aspirants who haven’t completed their Bachelor’s degree in English medium have to appear for the TOEFL/NELT/IELTS paper and submit their score.
  • Educational Qualifications
    • For a 2-year management program: Aspirants must have cleared their Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks.
    • Who are in their final year of graduation can apply for the exam?
    • For the Ph.D. program in Economics: Aspirant must be a graduate with 50% marks or postgraduate in Economics or any other discipline with at least 55% marks.
    • For the Ph.D. program in Management: Aspirants must have completed their Bachelor’s in any field with at least 50% marks.
    • Who has done their postgraduation in management in any discipline- Marketing, Human Resource Management, Finance, and have passed with 55% marks can apply.
    • Those who have completed their Master’s (full-time) in Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Commerce, Mathematics, Statistics, Public Administration, or any other discipline with a minimum of 55% marks can apply.

Note: There is no management or NRI quota in IBS, so aspirants seeking entry in these must change their ways.

Application Fee:

The application fee for IBSAT 2021 is INR 1800. The fee can be paid online quickly through a credit card, debit card, or net banking.

IBSAT Exam Date:

IBSAT 2021 set to get conducted on 16th May 2021.

Admit Card IBSAT Exam 2021:

The admit card for IBSAT Exam 2021 will be available from December 2021. The University will provide it through the online mode. Steps to download it are:

  • Aspirants must go to the official website and log in with their details to download the admit card.
  • A document will open under a PDF or any other file. Download it.
  • The admit card contains important information such as the name of the aspirant, exam time and venue, center of exam, address of the center, category, photograph, etc.
  • Aspirants must carry the admit card while going for the exam. Entry without it is restricted.

IBSAT Exam Centre:

IBSAT 2021 to get conducted in overall 16 cities. Some of them are Delhi, Gurgaon, Bhopal, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore, Kolkata, Noida, etc.

IBSAT Exam Result:

The results of IBSAT 2021 can be checked online on ibsindia.org. They will declare after a few days of the conduct of the exam. The tentative date for the declaration of results is December 2021. You have to log in with your Id and password to check the results.

The aspirants shortlisted for further process, depending on their score on the entrance test. If they do well in the entrance, they will get asked to come for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

However, an Aspirant academic performance and work experience get considered for the final round.

IBSAT Exam 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

  1. How can I apply for the exam?

Ans. One can apply online on www.ibsindia.org as well as offline by paying INR 1800 to buy the application form from any of the IBS Marketing Branches.

  1. What is the total time allotted to answer the questions?

Ans. To answer a total of 140 MCQs, the time allotted to every candidate is 2 hours.

  1. Is there negative marking for wrong answers?

Ans. No, there is no negative marking.

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